A French energy giant that runs nuclear plants in Scotland has been added to a “dirty list” for working on a dam project in Burma that locals say could displace people and damage the environment. EDF Group is one of 38 firms named by human rights group, Burma Campaign UK, for business contracts in Burma, also known as Myanmar. The firms are said to be linked to internal conflict and a Burmese military accused of genocide. The big technology companies – Google, Apple and Huawei – have also been listed as campaigners mark two years since a Burmese military attack on ethnic Rohingya left thousands dead and 700,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh.
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